VIKINGS-REDSKINS CONNECTIONS – Vikings’ head coach Mike Tice played for the Redskins in 1989 under for Redskins’ head coach Joe Gibbs…
During Tice’s year in Washington, current Redskins’ assistant head coach/offense Joe Bugel, offensive coordinator Don Breaux, QB coach Jack Burns, TE coach Rennie Simmons all coached on Washington’s staff…
Tice and Redskins’ RB coach Earnest Byner were teammates in Washington in ‘89…
Vikings’ special teams coach Rusty Tillman played eight seasons for the Redskins (1970-77) and was named to the Redskins’ 70th Anniversary Team in 2002…
Vikings’ QB Gus Frerotte was a 7th-round pick by the Redskins in 1994 and played five seasons in Washington (1994-98) and earned a Pro
Bowl berth in 1996…
Vikings’ CB Antoine Winfield and LB Keith Newman played for Buffalo with Redskins’ LS Ethan Albright and when Redskins’ assistant head coach/defense Gregg Williams was the Bills’ head coach…
Williams and Vikings’ WR coach Charlie Baggett coached on the Houston Oilers’ staff together…
Vikings’ WR Marcus Robinson played in Chicago with Redskins’ CB Walt Harris and when Redskins’ defensive coordinator/defensive line coach Greg Blache and LB Dale Lindsey coached on the Bears’ staff…
Blache and Vikings’ special teams coach Rusty Tillman coached together in Indianapolis in 1998…
Vikings’ DT Steve Martin played for the Colts when Blache tutored the Colts’ defensive line…
Redskins’ QB coach Jack Burns was the offensive coordinator for the Vikings from 1992-93…
Vikings’ CB Brian Williams played at N.C. State when Redskins’ strength and conditioning coach Bobby Crumpler was on the staff there…
Vikings’ offensive line coach Steve Loney played at Iowa State when Redskins’ assistant head coach/offense Joe Bugel was on the Cyclones’ staff…
Loney also coached on Bugel’s staff for the Arizona Cardinals in 1993…
Vikings’ CB Ralph Brown was with the Redskins during the 2004 preseason…
Brown and K Morten Andersen were teammates of Redskins’ DT Cornelius Griffin with the Giants…
Vikings’ DE Kenny Mixon and CB Terrance Shaw played for Miami with Redskins’ DT Jermaine Haley…
Vikings’ DT Chris Hovan was a teammate of Redskins’ QB Tim Hasselbeck at Boston College…
Vikings’ LB Mike Nattiel and Redskins’ WR Taylor Jacobs played together at Florida…
Redskins’ DT Cedric Killings was with the Vikings in 2002…
Vikings’ T Bryant McKinnie blocked for Redskins’ RB Clinton Portis at Miami and was also a teammate of S Sean Taylor with the Hurricanes…
Vikings’ CB Antoine Winfield and Redskins’ CB Shawn Springs played in the defensive backfield at Ohio State together for a season…
Vikings’ RB Mewelde Moore played at Tulane with Redskins’ QB Patrick Ramsey…
Vikings’ LB Keith Newman and K Morten Andersen were teammates of Redskins’ TE Brian Kozlowski in Atlanta…
Vikings’ LB Chris Claiborne and Redskins’ OL Ray Brown were teammates in Detroit in 2002…
Vikings’ defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell coached for the Jets when Redskins’ WR Laveranues Coles, G Randy Thomas, and P Tom Tupa played for New York…
Vikings’ LS Cullen Loeffler was a teammate of Redskins’ G Derrick Dockery at Texas…
Vikings’ P Darren Bennett played for San Diego with Redskins’ C Cory Raymer and DT Joe Salave’a and when Redskins’ strength and conditioning coach John Hastings and LB coach Dale Lindsey served on the
Chargers’ staff…
Vikings’ WR Kelly Campbell was coached by Redskins’ WR coach Stan Hixon at Georgia Tech when he held the same position there…
Vikings’ secondary coach Chuck Knox Jr. coached with Redskins’ TE coach Rennie Simmons and offensive consultant Ernie Zampese with the L.A. Rams and with Redskins’ special teams coach Danny Smith in Philadelphia.